Tag: Electric scooters

Nov 29, 2022 - 04:05 pm

Tier Mobility to discontinue e-moped sharing services

In Europe, after the micromobility provider Tier Mobility acquired approximately 5,000 electric scooters, including the charging infrastructure of the former Coup sharing service from Bosch, in February 2020, Tier is now going to phase out these vehicles.

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Nov 23, 2022 - 02:47 pm

Redwood launches recycling cooperation with Lyft

Recycling startup Redwood Materials, founded by former Tesla CTO JB Straubel, has entered into another collaboration. US ride broker and sharing provider Lyft will work with Redwood Materials to recycle end-of-life batteries from its e-bike and electric scooter-sharing fleets.

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Nov 21, 2022 - 10:40 am

Paris considers a ban on e-scooters

Electric scooter providers Lime, Dott and Tier operate around 15,000 rental scooters in the French capital, but their licences expire in March 2023, and the city council is considering not renewing the permits due to safety concerns.

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Nov 18, 2022 - 11:50 am

Bird may come crashing down

After withdrawing from Germany and other countries, the US bike & scooter rental company Bird announced that its sales for the last two years were overstated due to incorrect bookings. A bankruptcy filing cannot be ruled out.

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Nov 8, 2022 - 05:53 pm

Vitesco presents improved hybrid motorcycle drive

At this year’s motorbike trade fair EICMA, the drive supplier Vitesco Technologies is showing the second development stage of its hybrid concept for motorbikes, which was presented last year. But there are also new Vitesco solutions for smaller two-wheelers.

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Oct 24, 2022 - 11:46 am

Bird to withdraw from some markets due to supply issues

Bird says it has decided “to fully exit three European countries (Germany, Sweden, and Norway), and to wind down operations in several dozen additional” without specifying which. Bird adds that a lack of regulatory frameworks, resulted in an oversupply of vehicles, making it difficult to compete.

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Sep 22, 2022 - 12:25 pm

Magna invests in Yulu Mobility

Magna is expanding into the micro-mobility market by investing $77 million in Yulu, India’s largest electrified scooter-sharing provider, and creating a battery-swapping service joint venture.

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Aug 16, 2022 - 02:29 pm

Piaggio loses EU legal battle over scooter copyright

In the years-long legal dispute over the vehicle design of the German electric scooter manufacturer Kumpan Electric with the Italian Vespa manufacturer Piaggio has reached an important decision: Vespa’s copyright claim to the scooter’s design was not successful.

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Aug 12, 2022 - 11:33 am

The most unnecessary electric scooter ever? 

The smartphone refiner Caviar has presented the Thunderball electric kick scooter. It is partly made of 18-carat gold and is supposed to be able to reach speeds of up to 100 kph. The price stands at a hefty $49,000.

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Aug 5, 2022 - 12:15 pm

e.battery systems to manufacture EV batteries in India

The Austrian battery specialist e.battery systems and the Indian company Amara Raja Batteries have started the joint development of a liquid-cooled battery for two- and three-wheeled electric vehicles in India. Production is scheduled to start in a year.

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Jul 27, 2022 - 01:59 pm

VinFast may bring e-scooters to the USA

VinFast may also offer electric scooters in the United States. Media reports see the Vietnamese company adding the Vespa-style LEVs to the lines of VinFast’s EV factory in North Carolina. The state had promised the manufacturer a lavish incentive of 1.2 billion dollars in March.

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Jun 22, 2022 - 11:33 am

Rome to cut down on electric scooters

With Rome, the next European capital is planning to reduce the number of electric kick-scooters. After Oslo already reduced the number of electric scooters in the city from almost 25,000 to 8,000, Rome plans to allow only 9,000 of the small electric vehicles in future.

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May 15, 2022 - 04:00 pm

Gogoro to expand to Israel

The Taiwanese electric scooter manufacturer Gogoro will soon bring its battery exchange network to Israel. For this purpose, Gogoro is cooperating with the two-wheeler dealer Metro Motor and the energy company Paz Group.

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May 4, 2022 - 11:56 am

Electric scooter recall in India

Electric scooter makers Ola, PureEV and Okinawa have recalled 6,656 vehicles in India “voluntarily”, according to a government source. Following incidents with light EVs catching fire in April, the government had advised the manufacturers to recall all defective batches immediately as a precaution or face a heavy penalty.

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Apr 14, 2022 - 11:17 am

Teenagers hack GO Sharing scooters

In Brussels, almost all GO Sharing electric were recently stolen by young people who had figured out how to circumvent the rental system. According to the Brussels Times, the thieves even offered crash courses for their method online, stole the electric scooters for joyrides and drove until the battery was empty.

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Apr 8, 2022 - 02:08 pm

Italy to invest €650 million per year to lower emissions

The Italian government is allocating 650 million euros annually for 2022, 2023 and 2024 for incentives to purchase electrified and low-emission vehicles. Private individuals can receive a subsidy of 3,000 euros for the purchase of new electric cars. Small and medium-sized enterprises will also be supported.

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Apr 6, 2022 - 04:28 pm

Gogoro completes US IPO

Gogoro has completed its IPO in the US. The Taiwanese electric scooter and battery exchange provider completed its merger with the special purpose vehicle Poema Global and is now listed on Nasdaq under the ticker symbols ‘GGR’ and ‘GGROW’.

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Mar 9, 2022 - 12:57 pm

Gogoro & ProLogium presents lithium-ceramic solid-state battery

Electric scooter manufacturer Gogoro has unveiled a prototype lithium ceramic solid-state battery for two-wheel battery swapping. The prototype, jointly developed by Gogoro and solid-state battery specialist ProLogium Technology, integrates with Gogoro’s existing vehicles and battery swap network.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/11/29/tier-mobility-to-discontinue-e-moped-sharing-services/
29.11.2022 16:40